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Janssen

Janssen is a former school librarian and avid reader who is always maxing out her library card. She now stays at home with her two small daughters and blogs about books for readers of all ages, her favorite recipes, and parenting adventures at <a href="http://www.everyday-reading.com/">Everyday Reading</a>.

Three Spooky Grown-Up Books for Halloween

I’ve got you all set with pumpkin recipes – check out the Easy Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte and the Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie S’mores – but now you might be looking for something spooky to read as Halloween approaches. Check out these three spooky reads for grow-ups and you’ll find something to fit the bill. Recommendations courtesy of Everyday Reading. The …

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Six YA Books to Read Before They Hit the Big Screen

I know some readers hate to see their favorite books made into movies – watching someone else’s vision of the characters come to life can be disconcerting! But generally, I love seeing movie version of books I love. It’s so fun to see things that have only existed in my head re-imagined before my eyes. …

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Three Books to Keep Kids Entertained When It’s Too Cold to Go Out and Play

We have been really lucky the past couple of weeks to have some gorgeous, almost spring-like weather here in Colorado. For those of you who aren’t so lucky, here are three great books to keep kids entertained when it is too cold to play outside. Check out this great book list, updated from the archives… …

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Five Blogger Cookbooks Worth Checking Out

Plenty of food bloggers go on to write cookbooks. Sometimes they’re not worth picking up – they’re virtually carbon-copies of their blog – but others of them are just Plus, there is something so nice about having a book to open up on your counter while you cook, or being able to go through the …

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Just One More Chapter! Six Read-Aloud Novels for Children

My oldest daughter is just starting to enter the stage where I can read aloud chapter books to her, and I’m relishing every minute. Now is the perfect time to get into the habit of reading aloud to your child, as school starts back up. Not only is a great way to wind down at …

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Free Audiobooks for the Summer

Summertime is the perfect season for listening to audiobooks, especially if you’re taking a road trip of any length (or, better yet, to distract you from the fact you’re NOT on vacation when you are doing the dishes or weeding the garden). Written by: Janssen Bradshaw of Everyday Reading But audiobooks can be tricky to …

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Young Adult Historical Fiction: 5 Novels to Try

Written by: JANSSEN BRADSHAW of Everyday Reading I’ve always been a fan of historical fiction – I plowed through most of the Dear America series when I was a child and went on to study history as an undergraduate. Now, I find that I absolutely love young adult historical fiction. I love the combination of …

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